inclusion conjunctivitis


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inclusion conjunctivitis

[in′klü·zhən kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute inflammation of the conjunctiva with pus formation caused by a virus and identified from epithelial-cell inclusion bodies in conjunctival scrapings. Also known as inclusion blennorrhea; paratrachoma; swimmer's conjunctivitis; swimming-pool conjunctivitis.